The Middle of the Middle
The complete Language Arts 7 curriculum guide is located at the link below, as well as the assessments that connect to each learning topic. Additional information about Language Arts 7 is located throughout the page.
Writing Genre Focus: Explanatory
In each year of the seven-year progression through Secondary Literacy, a specific genre of writing is focused upon in both practice and assessment. The current seventh grade informative writing checklist and scoring guide (which we affectionally call a "nubric") is located at the link below. As an additional aid, the Informative Writing Graphic Organizer is also located here.
2015-2016 ELA7 Informative Writing Nubric
2015-2016 ELA7 Informative Writing Graphic Organizer
Language Arts 7 is primarily supported by the 2008 Holt McDougal Literature Grade 7 textbook and supplemented by the 2012 Prentice Hall Writing Coach Grade 7 textbook. Additional resources, as compiled by DMPS teachers, are listed below.
Useful Links (provided by teachers)